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Saturday, September 10, 2016      3 comments

No, I am not talking about improvements in my personal diet or exercise. Diet has been fair under the circumstances. When I do eat, I have something nutritious. It is just that I am eating at irregular times. My exercise has been climbing st... Read more
And Now It Is Wednesday
Wednesday, September 07, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday (September 6) was a very long day. Himself was scheduled for surgery in London about 50 minutes from where we are staying this week to dog-sit for our daughter. From his snoring, it sounded like he slept well Monday night. I did... Read more
We Have a Date
Friday, September 02, 2016      9 comments

We have known for several months that Hubby would be getting a new heart valve. The problem was that we did not know when the surgery would be. I never dreamt that we would get a call today, a Friday before a long weekend but that is exactly w... Read more
Saturday, August 27, 1966
Friday, August 26, 2016      9 comments

August 27, 1966 It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful. In UK With A Girl Like Y... Read more
My Parents
Tuesday, August 09, 2016      10 comments

On Wednesday, August 9, 1944 Samuel Winfield Theal and Marguerite Kelley (my parents) were united in marriage. They were married for 44 years. My ... Read more
August 1-7
Sunday, August 07, 2016      6 comments

Last Monday was a civic holiday which meant it was a long weekend for many in Canada. Of course, as my husband says, when you are retired, every weekend is a long weekend. Tuesday was my regular morning at Hospice. It was a quiet morning ... Read more
July 18-23
Sunday, July 24, 2016      7 comments

How quickly memories fade. I decided to write about my week and here I sit trying to remember what I did each day. Monday night Hubby's friend from his navy days died in hospital. We knew the end was coming quickly but it was still shock... Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2016      4 comments

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend waiting for something? These days Himself and I have been waiting for a phone call from the hospital in London letting us know when his surgery is scheduled. We were in London on my birth... Read more
Canada Day 2016
Friday, July 01, 2016      8 comments

Happy 149th birthday Canada!! I wonder how we will celebrate your 150th next year. The day started with the welcome sound of rain falling. We had a brief shower about a week ago. Today was much better. I think it might have rained for a... Read more
Will It Rain?
Sunday, June 26, 2016      7 comments

I am listening to the thunder and wondering if we will get some rain. We need it desperately. The last time I heard thunder with the expectation that rain would follow, nothing happened. The grass is so 'crisp' it hurts to walk on it barefoo... Read more
Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2016      8 comments

Me and my daddy on my third birthday. My father died 28 years ago in April. I will never forget getting Mom's phone call in the middle of the nigh... Read more
Friday Morning
Friday, June 17, 2016      7 comments

What a beautiful morning. I am sitting on our patio enjoying watching our little town wake up. At this time of year, early morning is my favourite time of day. If it is going to be hot, it isn't yet. It is quiet (except for Molly, the dog wh... Read more
Age with Grace
Thursday, June 16, 2016      3 comments

I read this article this morning and wanted to share. It fits in with our Spark People family. We are learning to enjoy healthy food; we know the importance of good sleep; we try to add more exercise to our days and very importantly, we are bu... Read more
Good Timing
Monday, May 30, 2016      11 comments

This morning I opened an e-mail www.meditationsforweight
loss.com/dailys/960386.html and wondered how she knew about my struggle. Her suggested affirmation is one I will be using: I am back on track and losing again. ... Read more
Sunday, May 29, 2016      4 comments

I am on the verge of getting discouraged. My weight has been creeping up again. I'm not sure what I am doing different. I have been incredibly tired which doesn't help with anything. I did manage to go for a nice walk this morning. It has b... Read more

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